Results: Johnson Defeats Maloney in
Redrawn 5th District
results released by the Connecticut secretary of the state show
that Republican Nancy Johnson won 54 percent of the vote in her
victory over Democrat Jim Maloney in the race for the new 5th
District U.S. House seat. Maloney
garnered 43 percent of the vote. (12/06)
Maintains Strong Lead in Race for Newly Drawn Conn. 5
Update: According to recent polls, moderate Republican Nancy Johnson
appears to have amassed a sizable lead over Democrat Jim Maloney
in a House race between two veteran incumbents for the newly drawn
5th district in Connecticut.
mid-October poll released by Quinnipiac University puts Johnson
ahead of Maloney by 18 points -- a sign that her issue-based campaigning,
along with a robust war chest, may ultimately prove successful
in wooing the predominantly independent voters of western Connecticut.
Jumps Johnson Ahead of Maloney in Race for Conn. 5
Most political pundits immediately deemed this race between two
incumbents a toss-up. But an independent poll released Oct. 8
by the University of Connecticut gives Nancy Johnson a commanding
16-point lead over Jim Maloney.